Conor McGregor will become the first UFC fighter ever to make a guaranteed $1 million in purse money tonight at UFC 196. The purse was disclosed by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.
However, the 27 year-old will most likely be making much more tonight with his Reebok sponsorship, pay-per-view points, as well as a cut of the gate. He told CNBC earlier this week that he’ll be making much an immense amount of money tonight.
“I’m going to breeze past the $10 million mark,” McGregor told CNBC.
McGregor is set to face Nate Diaz tonight in front of a massive crowd in Las Vegas tonight. Diaz will be making $500,000 in purse tonight. According to Bleacher Report, Dana White said earlier this week that we could expect a $7.6 million gate which would be the third-highest in UFC history. Stay tuned to MMANews.com for the latest results in tonight’s card!